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A 58-year-old Sri Lankan woman from Mattakkuliya was arrested by Customs officials at the Bandaranaike International Airport this morning with 200 grams of Heroin.

Customs Spokesman Leslie Gamini said the woman, who had arrived on a flight from Chennai, was arrested by officials of the Customs Narcotics Control Unit while trying to smuggle in the heroin hidden in two chocolate slabs.

The value of the seized heroin is Rs.2,500,000. Further investigations are ongoing.